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Review: could Tegretol cause Muscle aches?

Summary: Muscle aches could be caused by Tegretol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Neurontin, and have Epilepsy.

We study 23,927 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 268 have Muscle aches. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle aches and more.

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Tegretol

Tegretol (latest outcomes from 24,778 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.

Muscle aches

Muscle aches (muscle pain) (latest reports from 500,575 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 23,859 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 268 people (1.12%) have Muscle Aches. They amount to 0.05% of all the 500,166 people who have Muscle Aches on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle aches in Tegretol reports

Time on Tegretol when people have Muscle aches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle aches24.49%34.69%0.00%12.24%2.04%6.12%20.41%

Gender of people who have Muscle aches when taking Tegretol * :

FemaleMale
Muscle aches68.17%31.83%

Age of people who have Muscle aches when taking Tegretol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle aches0.00%0.00%6.08%14.07%10.27%22.81%25.10%21.67%

Severity of Muscle aches when taking Tegretol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle aches0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle aches ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle aches0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (55 people, 20.52%)
  2. Hypertension (37 people, 13.81%)
  3. Pain (31 people, 11.57%)
  4. Convulsion (30 people, 11.19%)
  5. Depression (21 people, 7.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (49 people, 18.28%)
  2. Lamictal (37 people, 13.81%)
  3. Keppra (30 people, 11.19%)
  4. Clonazepam (27 people, 10.07%)
  5. Seroquel (24 people, 8.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Tegretol (carbamazepine) is often used for epilepsy. Find out below the conditions Tegretol is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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    Have been on disability for 18 months. Can not walk to car without being fatigued. Have lots of nerve pain. On a lot of Pain meds an they don't always work. I was told this one won't do that an this one won't do that. The one that put me over the edge was Zetia. My doctor's don't know what to do o ...

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